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The Amistad Rebellion by Marcus Rediker

The Amistad Rebellion

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The Amistad Rebellion by Marcus Rediker
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Nov 26, 2013 | ISBN 9780143123989

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“Gripping…Superb…As Marcus Rediker’s new book reminds us, the place of the [Amistad] rebellion in popular memory hasn’t always been secure.”The Nation

“The great strength of this work—aside from Rediker’s vivid style as a writer and meticulous research—is that he brings the Amistad Africans back to center stage where they have often been pushed to the side.”Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

“Vividly drawn…this stunning book honors the achievement of the captive Africans who fought for—and won—their freedom.”The Philadelphia Tribune

“Spectacularly researched and fluidly composed, this latest study offers some much needed perspective on a critical yet often overlooked event in America’s history.”Publishers Weekly (starred review)

“A totally enthralling account of the Amistad rebellion and its place in the broader American story of revolt against a great threat to liberty.”—Booklist (starred review)

“A first-rate example of history told from the bottom up.”Kirkus (starred review)

“Rediker takes a fresh approach to the Amistad rebellion by focusing on the Africans who revolted rather than on the American political and judicial response, which takes the central place in most previous works.”Library Journal

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